Tasting Plate: Sampling Oregon’s Bounty

The state produces world-class artisanal cheeses
Tasting Plate: Sampling Oregon’s Bounty
Rogue River Creamery’s David Gremmels has helped spur on Oregon's artisanal cheesemakers and bring global attention to their distinctive creations. (H. Sterling Cross)
From the Mar 31, 2022, issue

When Oregon’s Rogue River Blue became the first American cheese to be named Grand Champion at the World Cheese Awards in 2019, the world caught on to what cheese connoisseurs already knew: The state produces a number of top-notch artisanal cheeses. Discover these five Wine Spectator–recommended picks to try on your next cheese board.

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